The great and wise Joe Pelletier on the Finals so far. Read the whole thing, but here are some snips: Joe Pelletier, Geatest Hockey Legends.com: Hollywood Ending?. [...] It is inevitable that LA wins the series now. New Jersey looks like a team that knows they are outmatched. I thought their strong forecheck game would…
“When I got sent down, I thought about the KHL because, you know, I’m mad and sad,” Voynov said Friday afternoon [...]. “My friends told me not to think about it, just wait and trust yourself and Lombardi.”
Since you already have 59 different places to go for traditional team stats, I decided to do something different. A few years back, behindthenet calculated conversion multipliers to be used to “translate” scoring stats from one league into equivalent NHL numbers. The idea being, for example, that one goal in NCAA is the rough equivalent, in terms of difficulty of 0.41 goals in the NHL. Obviously, there’s lots of room to disagree with the specific numbers, but I’m willing to play along. Here are the numbers behindthenet came up with:
None of the eleven players mentioned were undrafted UFA signings, although Lombardi has gone that route several times, most notably with Matt Moulson and Teddy Purcell (since departed), Martin Jones, Kevin Westgarth and Davis Drewiske.
Here’s how the current Kings got here, in order of arrival:
Yesterday (seems like a month ago) we looked at how the Canucks have changed since the 2010 series against a markedly different Kings team. Here’s how different: RETURNING (9): Matt Greene Rob Scuderi Drew Doughty Anze Kopitar Justin Williams Brad Richardson Dustin Brown Jarret Stoll Jonathan Quick IN (14): Mike Richards Jeff Carter Dustin Penner…
Every LA Kings lineup since the lock-out, in chart form.
The LA Kings Reserve List shows every player / prospect. Sort by cap hit, draft, contract status, age. Also: 50 Contract Limit explanation, roster rules.
This LA Kings Depth Chart shows you every player on the reserve list, by position and league: NHL, AHL, ECHL, OHL, WHL, QMJHL, NCAA and Europe.
Well, it’s been a weird, long off-season. The Kings staggered through their 33 game exhibition schedule, finishing up with a mediocre record of 15-14-4. Drew Doughty is signed and looks to be in game shape just in time for the season to begin. New-comers Mike Richards and Simon Gagne found some pre-season chemistry with Anze…